Wild Rift Horizon Cup Primer

by Trilz
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All you need to know about the first Wild Rift international showdown

It’s been a while since the announcement for the Wild Rift Horizon Cup, and now there’s more info to share! The 10 best teams around the world will come together to compete for the first international title (and a share of the $500K prize pool!) in Singapore from Nov. 13 – 21. Here’s the full scoop about the qualified teams, tournament format, groups selection, broadcast schedule, and free in-game items!

Our Ten Fighters

Here are the 10 qualifying teams from each region.

  • Brazil: [TSM] TSM
  • China: [DKG] Da Kun Gaming and [TT] Thunder Talk Gaming
  • EMEA: [TQ] Team Queso
  • Japan: [SG] Sengoku Gaming
  • Latin America: [EBG] eBRO Gaming
  • North America: [TG] Tribe Gaming 
  • Southeast Asia: [SE] SBTC Esports and TS] Team Secret
  • South Korea: [RY] Rolster Y

Format

Group Stage: Nov. 13-17

The 10 teams who have qualified through the Regional Qualifiers will be split into 2 groups of 5 teams each. In each group, the teams will play a single round-robin of best-of-three matches. The top 3 teams from each group will move onto the Knockout Stage.

Knockout Stage: Quarters (Nov 19), Semis (Nov 20), and Finals (Nov 21)

The 1st place teams from Groups A & B have earned a bye and will automatically advance to the Semis. The 2nd and 3rd place teams in each group will face off in a single best-of-5 against a team from the other group. The winners of the Quarterfinals round will move onto the Semis where they will compete in a best-of-5 against one of the Group A & B winners. 

The Semifinals winners will head to the Finals in a best-of-7 round for the first international title!

Grouping Up

The qualified teams have been split into two groups, Group A and Group B. The groups were split in a way where teams from the same country would not appear in the same group.

Group A:

  • Brazil: [TSM] TSM
  • China: [DKG] Da Kun Gaming
  • North America: [TG] Tribe Gaming 
  • Southeast Asia: [SE] SBTC Esports
  • South Korea: [RY] Rolster Y

Group B:

  • China: [TT] Thunder Talk Gaming
  • EMEA: [TQ] Team Queso
  • Japan: [SG] Sengoku Gaming
  • Latin America: [EBG] eBRO Gaming
  • Southeast Asia: [TS] Team Secret

Here’s When and Where You Can Tune In 

Here are the start times for each stage of matches:

  • Groups: Nov 13 – 17 | 2AM PST | 6PM GMT +8
  • Quarters: Nov 19 | 2AM PST | 6PM GMT +8
  • Semis: Nov 20 | 2AM PST | 6PM GMT +8
  • Finals: Nov 21 | 4AM PST | 8PM GMT +8

You can watch the English broadcast for Wild Rift Horizon Cup on WildRiftEsports on Twitch. Meanwhile, viewers that prefer Bahasa Malaysia can catch the broadcast at Wild Rift Malaysia’s Facebook and YouTube pages, or on ESL Malaysia’s Facebook, YouTube and Twitch.

For more juicy Wild Rift news, you find more articles here on SEAGM.

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